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is on the storm watch in ocean city, maryland. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. as you can probably tell, the wind and the surf have really picked up here in ocean city. but it is still very unclear exactly where hurricane sandy will first hit land. so governors from north carolina to massachusetts have declared states of emergency, authorizing them to call in the national guard. at the home depot a few miles from the maryland coast worried snappers were snapping up plywood, generators, flashlights and whatever else might help protect them from the wrath of hurricane sandy. >> where we are there's a lot of trees. right outside ocean city. so we're taping our windows. >> reporter: you're taking this very seriously. >> yes, we are. reporter: in delaware the governor ordered mandatory evacuations from coastal communities. in atlantic city, new jersey, officials plan to close the casinos and have ordered tourists and residents to leave town. new york officials worried that the subways could flood are considering shutting them down. but this storm is threatening much more than the coast. dren
honor tomorrow. mo rocca will be at the helm. >> reporter: ohio's biggest city is named after him. so is a certain district. but does christopher columbus really deserve all this credit? >> he actually didn't discover north america. he never set foot in north america and never even knew it existed. he wasn't the first person to discover the american continent from europe. >> reporter: ahead on sunday morning, up close and personal with christopher columbus. >> osgood: the who is widely considered one of the world's great rock bands and its lead guitarist, pete townsend the giant of rock'n'roll. this morning anthony mason sits down with townsend for a rare interview. ♪ >> reporter: pete townsend's incendiary performances helped make the who rock aristocracy. did you enjoy smashing the guitars? >> it felt to me like an artistic act. >> reporter: now he looks back at the heights of the who and the depths of his controversial arrest. did you think at that moment that your reputation was effectively destroyed? >> yeah. reporter: pete townsend on who he is ahead on sunday morning. >> osgo
for art lovers. for that was the day that guggenheim museum opened in new york city, designed by the legendary frank lloyd wright, the guggenheim is a kur vaish us disruption of manhattan's rectilinear street grid featuring a dizzying rotunda with a spiral ramp. from the first not everyone liked the guggenheim design. one critic compared it to a washing machine. but in a tv interview during construction write made it clear he didn't care. >> heard a lot of that type of reaction. i've always discounted it as worthless. i think it is. >> osgood: though write did not live to see the completed building, millions of others have in the more than half century since. beholding exhibits as eclectic as the exhibit itself. from motorcycles displayed as works of art to a circular celebration of picasso, whose art is currently on display. to the comforting realism of norman rockwell. the guggenheim has hoafed them all. sometimes the building itself has been part of the show >> have you worked here before never reporter: 12 years ago we sat beside artist pike as he transformed the rotunda i
and focused as someone without allergies. live claritin clear. it was back in the 1970s that new york city approved plans for a memorial honoring president franklin delano roosevelt. finally set to be dedicated this week. mr. roosevelt's words etched in stone. what took so long? here's richard schlesinger of "48 hours." >> reporter: at the tip of new york's roosevelt island in the middle of the east river sits a small piece of land dedicated to big ideas. enduring themes of the island's name sake, franklin delano roosevelt's "for freed many" speech. >> reporter: it was f.d.r.'s call for basic human rights worldwide. the planet was being engulfed by world war. the new park is simple, almost stark, a granite and grass homage to the words of a great american president designed by a great american architect. >> you come up these big steps. reporter: the late louis kahn, nathaniel kahn's father. >> you spect a monumental statue of roosevelt perhaps very form formal. >> reporter: mounted on a horse. perhaps. but instead here you come and you look down there and what have you got? you get a one-o
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